Plant a pollinator garden and enjoy the many benefits

Whether planting a garden, enjoying the beauty of your landscape or sitting down to a delicious meal, you have bees, butterflies and other pollinators...

March 27th, 2016 |  


U.S. national security depends on energy

American energy independence is finally within our reach. But President Obama is doing everything he can to make sure we remain dependent on foreign o...

March 26th, 2016 |  


How pipelines provide benefit to regional farmers

Less than 100 years ago, horses pulled plows through the fields of America’s heartland and were the primary source of power used in the producti...

March 25th, 2016 |  



While Washington, D.C. dithers after Brussels bombings, American people line up for hours to vote the bums out

After a brief lull in the discussion, Islamic State terrorists in Brussels have reminded everyone including the American people just how explosive, li...

March 25th, 2016 |  


COLUMN: Obama spends 51 seconds on Brussels bombing, takes personal day to go watch baseball with new pal Castro

COLUMN: Obama spends 51 seconds on Brussels bombing, takes personal day to go watch baseball with new pal Castro

President of the United States Barack Obama spent fifty-one seconds on March 22 expressing concerns and condolences related to the deadly terrorist at...

March 23rd, 2016 |  


Modifications proposed to hunting seasons

Modifications proposed to hunting seasons

After receiving public input about regulations proposed to the Ohio Wildlife Council on Feb. 10, modifications were made to some of the proposed seaso...

March 21st, 2016 |  


What you should know about firearms in Ohio

What you should know about firearms in Ohio

Am. Sub. H.B. 234, effective March 2015, changed a number of Ohio firearms laws. It reduced initial concealed handgun license (CHL) training from 12 t...

March 21st, 2016 |  


Cheryl Parson: Extended warranty offers could become extended headaches

Cheryl Parson: Extended warranty offers could become extended headaches

There’s a common misleading practice going around that could cost hundreds, and sometimes thousands, of dollars to those that fall prey to it.Th...

March 20th, 2016 |  


Thomas Lucente: Political discourse in sorry state

Thomas Lucente: Political discourse in sorry state

Between Aug. 21, 1858, and Oct. 15, 1858, U.S. Sen. Stephen A. Douglas, D-Ill., met Republican challenger Abraham Lincoln in a series of seven debates...

March 20th, 2016 |  


Chow Line: Consider using fewer highly processed foods

Chow Line: Consider using fewer highly processed foods

In recent years, we have increasingly relied on convenience foods for our everyday meals. I am interested in shifting back to more whole, natural food...

March 20th, 2016 |